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20th Oct 2013 - New locations in Quebec
I am adding my photos of localities and specimens I have collected in my free time this summer and fall. I am working on an article for Actonvale, but meanwhile updating the data on mindat location data. In the early summer I collected a bit at ...
3rd Oct 2013 - St Honore and Roberts Bellamin QC
I have been busy working and traveling this summer so I need to take some time and document some of my trips. So Lets start with St Honore and St Roberts, eh? Over the last few weeks I had a contract that took me to a small town called La ...
11th Jul 2013 - in Gouverneur NY again
It is getting like my second home here in this hamlet of 3,900 souls. I am in the Lawrence Bed and breakfast working as a steel inspector and using my spare time to catch up on past studies. I have lived in Gouverneur for work July 2011-Nov 2011 and ...
2nd Jan 2012 - 2006 Trip to Rt 278 road cut Todt Hill Staten Island
I had the opportunity to check out the rt 278 cuts since I had a school to inspect in Staten Island only an exit or 2 down Rt 278. I was hoping too find the sought after artinite, but found serpentine and unidentified minerals instead. I am ...
25th Dec 2011 - Christams photos
Don't know why the photos aren't attached so i will try again: Moscona Mine, Asturia, Spain Emilio mine, Asturia, Spain I added some fluorite adn I will try to keep going. Halite from Arrubal, Spain Halite from Arrubal, Spain Celestite ...
25th Dec 2011 - Christmas and still have so many minerals to share
Well with all the holiday madness and now one really knowing what to do with themselves. I had to continue adding some photos. I have quite a bank of photos that are doing NADA in my hard drive. So I am continuing adding photos of new specimens I ...
24th Dec 2011 - Spragueville NY
Pic 1 This last summer and fall I was working in Gouverneur NY working for a number of months as a steel inspector at the Cives Steel Co, The weekends were always the time to take advantage of the mineral locales near by. One of these was the ...
30th Sep 2011 - Trip to Gasline in
Last November I was working in Vitoria Spain. One one of the few interesting side trips was found by looking in an area on Google Earth. I noticed in the area about an 1 hour drive was showing a line, the laying of a gas pipe line through a village ...
30th Sep 2011 - Saint Lawrence County NY
It has been a long time since I blogged!. I have been working since August in GOuverneur NY. I have had some weekend time to visit the interesting localities. I was introduced to a Bigelow NY tourmaline locality by one of the workers at my job in ...
3rd Jun 2011 - Lament for Mont Saint Hilaire
I stopped by the Mount saint Hilaire quarry today. Because I have been working in the Montreal area. I have been looking on the internet and I could not find any more Montreal mineral club excursions. I have found some interesting material in the ...
1st Apr 2011 - Trip to the Azcárate Quarry, Eugi, Esteribar, Navarre, Spain
Trip to the Azcárate Quarry, Eugi, Esteribar, Navarre, Spain During a weekend in October 2010, I had the chance to take my Citroën to the Pyrenees mountains and France, but not without a stop at Eugi. I was working for a NYC project ...
20th Feb 2011 - Trip into La Rioja Spain
This is another day trip I made with my buddy Michael C while I was working in Vitoria Spain. I went looking for the famous Victoria pyrite mine in Navajun, Spain. Ampliacion de Victoria Mine, Navajun I was hoping to get permission from the ...
9th Feb 2011 - Trespuentes, Irun de Oca, Alava, Spain
Another short trip I made while in Vitoria Spain was to Trespuentes, Iruña de Oca, Spain. It was only 8 miles away so I thought I would check out a quarry in the limestone formations here. I went one October afternoon in 2010. There is an old ...
8th Feb 2011 - Trips to Legutiano
I found this destination thanks to the work of Mr Galceran who placed information in Mindat and refered to the blogs Veta Mineral and the MTI Minas Euskadi blog spot. There is an abandoned Copper mine, called the Minagane Mine, that was ...
6th Feb 2011 - Day trip to Ocio and Salinillas de Buradon, Alava, Spain
Last November I was working in Vitoria Spain for 4 months as a steel inspector . During the weekends I attempted to see as much of the land around me as possible. One of the interesting trips began one night looking in an area on Google Earth. I ...
22nd Jul 2010 - When the Levis gets broken
WHEN THE LEVIS BREAKS Last week I was working on inspecting the Madison Square Garden in Quebec. Yes the steel for the structural renovations is being welded there. I was staying in motel for the week in Saint Romuald next to Levis, so ...
18th Jul 2010 - The trip to the Roseville Iron Mine
I visited the Roseville iron Mine with David Bernstein who was so kind as to show me one of his locations. I was raised in Northern NJ but am now living in Quebec Canada. I am glad to have met someone who can guide me to locations in my old ...
4th Jan 2010 - Westerly Granite / Narragansett Pluton
I remember my last few trips to Westerly in the last two years. I think 2008 and 2007. Gosh, how time flies when your 57. I just went down for the 2009 Christmas holidays to Westerly to see my two daughters and grandson. Unfortunately in ...
13th Apr 2009 - Back from Arizona
I am having a hard time adjusting to the Quebec spring weather after soaking in the Arizona sun last week. I was collecting at a place called Date creek Ranch about 1hour west of Phoenix. I found some quartz xls and what I believe is chrysacolla ...
28th Apr 2008 - Revisiting the New Britain, CT area
My second stop during my visit Feb 21, 2008 was to the New Britain area. My daughter Hannah and I went for a ride heading north from Middletown on RT 9 to RT 72 west. So we left the older crystalline metamorphic terrane and entered ...
27th Apr 2008 - Revisiting Dripps Road
Revisiting Dripps Road The 4th week end of February 2008 I made the trip from Thetford Mines, Qc Canada south for 6 hours to see my children and to get out of the snow. The first day I arrived at Middletown, Connecticut at my daughter’s ...
2nd Mar 2008 - Aragonite and associated minerals in hydrothermal veins found at Flintkote mine
Aragonite and associated minerals in hydrothermal veins found at Flintkote mine First I would like to give due respect to Eric Tardiff who directed me to the area of dumped material with aragonite. With much back braking work He and later I ...
14th Jan 2008 - Begin to organize my Home Page
I finally have begon to organize my new page. Home page for Fredric A Schuster. I am transfering and polishing some information and photos from my old page Fred Schuster page. I will delete this and replace this when I get things transfered. I am ...
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|Article Title||Last Revision Date|
|Visit to St Robert de Bellamin QC||19th Apr 2015|
|June 15 trip to Graymont Marbleton Quarries in Dudswell, Quebec||22nd Jun 2013|
|Westerly Granite and Narragansett Pluton||5th Jan 2010|
|Westerly Granite / Narragansett Pluton||5th Jan 2010|
|Westerly Granite / Narragansett Pluton||4th Jan 2010|
|Westerly Granite / Narragansett Pluton||4th Jan 2010|
|Montreal Gem and Mineral Club Field Trip in May 2008||24th Feb 2009|
|Rout 80 Road Cut,, Mount Arlington New Jersey||22nd Dec 2008|
|Visit to Mekinac Region in Summer 2008||15th Dec 2008|
|Road cut on Highway 155 Mekinac, Quebec||15th Dec 2008|
|October 2008 trip to Easton Pa.||22nd Nov 2008|
|New Jersey Iron Mine Excursion||22nd Nov 2008|
|visits following the new highway 73 in South Quebec||11th May 2008|
|Revisiting the Wesleyan University||7th Feb 2008|
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